First time 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 was announced in April this year at the New York Auto Show. Somewhat later it is again promoted at Shanghai. This premium SUV gets AMG badge which means special treatment. There are two versions, Standard and Coupe S. The main difference lies in output performance. In fact, engineers have installed the powerful twin turbo V8 engine. Nevertheless, modern technology in harmony with needs gives more horsepower. More details about this topic you can expect in continue of the post. That is not all because you can notice other fine details on the exterior just like in interior, too. If you compare new GLC 63 with competitors then you get the perfect vehicle in design and performances. We will just mention some of the best competitors such as BMW X3 M, Porsche Macan Turbo and Audi RS Q5. Last but not least, true lovers of GLC 63 gets also the third version in shape of Edition 1. New colors and materials will totally enchant you.
2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Design
Let’s unveil the mystery of the AMG signature when the exterior design in the question. First of all, new 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 comes with Panamericana grille. That’s already seen in AMG GT sports car. Further, front fascia looks more aggressive. Look at the front bumper and wider wheel arch which confirm muscular approach by the side of the manufacturer. Profile silhouette is fancy while the rear end looks like a coupe. Furthermore, you can see new side sills and minor visual details. Finally, rear end we have mentioned but you can also expect new rear bumper with AMG’s quad tailpipes. Coupe has additional silver inserts and the same spoiler lip like 43 coupes. The whole description emphasizes on dynamic and sports spirit.
Edition 1 brings somewhat different look finished in yellow or matte graphite grey color. It includes a group of body elements like wheels, strips etc. Basically, everything else will stay unchanged in related to standard option.
2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Cabin
Perhaps you expected more from inside of the cabin. The first things that will you notice are tons of leather and microfiber. In addition, aluminum details are also visible in such way to beautify interior. Another great thing is a possibility to personalize self-habits in accordance functions and handling. 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 has specific instrument cluster and steering wheel. The last is covered with Nappa leather. Unlike standard version, coupe loses cargo capacity. For example, the situation in Edition 1 is the total opposite. Huge attention is paid to finishes and details such contrast stitching.
2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Engine
To return to the subject, as we told in the introduction, the powerful twin turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine is in a focus attention. It is only engine option that will you find under the hood. 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 produces 469 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. Coupe S version comes with 503 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. Acceleration is also different, so standard takes 3.9 seconds while coupe takes 3.7.
2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Specs
Regardless of the type of model, you can handle those ponnies only with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Its response is a very quick while new clutch ejects torque converter. In all three versions 4MATIC all-wheel drive system comes as a part of the standard setup. The driver can select some driving modes in new 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63. We will remind you on Comfort, Sport, Sport+ mode or you can make yourself personalize mode of driving. That is what they call individual modes.
2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Price
At this moment no one does not have any knowledge about price list. Our projections going in direction of increase of the price. We will see what will happen. At the end, we must remind you that 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 will become available for purchase in the first quarter of 2018.